Electric skateboards may be getting faster and lighter, but that doesn’t mean they’ve been getting a great deal cheaper. And what better way to fix that than to add a little 3D printing to the mix? The Bubblegum board is an electric skateboard with 3D-printable components, meaning not only is it initially cheaper to produce, but users can keep their ride in working order by printing out new parts as required..
Stratasys cyclists arriving at the opening of the new facility Stratasys today held the official inauguration of its new manufacturing facility in the southern Israeli city of Kiryat Gat. The grand event featured a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony and breakfast for Stratasys employees to mark the official opening and successful completion of the Production and Operations facility. Stratasys had the honor to host Israel’s Minister of Finance, Mr
Additive manufacturing is often associated with small, high-value, low-volume items. Since the early 1980’s 3D Printing technology has continually challenged the boundaries of what is possible– and how large a 3D printed item can be.
We’re looking today at a new offering from Mexico-based MakerMex, the MM1 3D Printing System. The MM1 is one of several new market entrants that offer an interchangeable head system. This particular machine current offers four possible extrusion systems: